The often sensational and sometimes homophobic New York Post stoops to a new low in today's coverage of the Larry Craig scandal. Accompanying an article entitled GOP: Flush Toilet Pol, the editor's encouraged readers to "Take the Post's Gay Senator Quiz".
In a pink sidebar is illustrated by pink serif fonts and the "quiz" plays upon tired, unfunny stereotypes, such as asking "Do you sing showtunes in the car between political events?" and "Did you college fraternity brothers nickname you 'Mother'?" The full quiz is here.
The Post is notorious for gay-baiting in its popular Page Six column, insisting upon using adjectives as "limp-wristed" and "swishy" to describe gay subject matter.
Are You a Gay Senator? [NY Post]